I looked up Goals in Life on Google and I found myself on this site: 100 Life Goals & How to Set Them. Some of the goals were fun. Some were serious. Others were inspirational. Here’s an example:Continue reading What Do I Want Most?
Am I thinking too much? Or will there be persecution in America in my lifetime? I wrote these questions on a sticky note. I wanted to pray about them. They had come to my thoughts as I studied for the fall Bible study.Continue reading Persecution in America
Last week the Bible study I led broke for the summer. There were 8 women who attended. This is a nice number for a Bible study. We studied Philippians, Titus and the Gospel of Matthew inductively.¹Continue reading It’s Been a Sacrifice
At the close of 2021 I want to thank you for following BeYeGlad! I appreciate each one of you. Thank you for every comment and every “like.” Before revealing the 2021 Top Post this is my 2022 prayer for you: Continue reading Top Post for 2021
The Source is a fictional story about the town of Makor, in northeast Israel. This account begins in 1963 at an archeological dig, which unearths fifteen artifacts from different time periods.Continue reading The Source | by James A. Michener
Something beautiful has happened in my life. On this blog I have written about my memory and the concern that this would have a negative effect on leading a Bible study. After praying gobs about it I concluded God would use me in spite of it. Nothing is too difficult for God.
I have a sincere conviction that marriage is a covenant agreement between a man and a woman. This conviction is based on the Bible. I believe the Bible is God’s inspired, infallible and authoritative Word.Continue reading My Conviction on Marriage
Low in the grave He lay – Jesus my Savior!
Waiting the coming day – Jesus my Lord!
When the weather got warm the kids in my neighborhood used to play Ante Over. We would say “Annie-Annie Over” then throw a ball over the house. We used different balls but found a baseball worked the best because throwing over the house was quite a ways over.Continue reading A Broken Window
God So Loved the World.
God so loved the world,
that He gave His only begotten Son,
that whoso believeth, believeth in Him
should not perish, should not perish
but have everlasting life.
As a Christian, how can I say President Joe Biden is God’s man for our times? Especially after Biden just lifted the transgender military ban. Am I deluded? Would you believe God showed me this while I was reading the Bible and praying?Continue reading Joe Biden | God’s Man for Our Times
When the mob descended on the U.S. capitol this week did you wonder what was happening to America? Maybe you have been thinking about this long before Trump-supporters occupied Congress. I know I have.Continue reading What is happening to the U.S.A.?
On Sundays when I was kid, I would dress up in my Sunday best, go to church, sing praises to God, hear a great sermon and go home to a big Sunday dinner. When I grew up I continued the same practice. Plus I read the Bible, attended Bible study and sang in the choir.Continue reading Untouched Hearts
I was age 9 before I gave much thought to how my family observed Sundays. My mom and I were looking at her flower garden. I noticed our neighbor was doing more than looking at his flowers. He was gardening! This surprised me. I figured everyone observed Sundays the way we did. So I asked mom why our neighbor was doing yard work on a Sunday. She graciously said,Continue reading More Sundays When I Was a Kid
I figure I have gone to church 4,000 times in my life. Give or take a few. 😊 When I was a kid Sundays were a day of worship and family. My church had both morning and evening services. Most people attended both, only missing when ill or out of town.Continue reading Sundays When I Was a Kid
How do people become Christians? Is it a decision for Christ? A belief in Jesus? Repentance of sin? Heaven forbid! It is not. It is 100% the work of God through Christ.Continue reading What Makes a Christian?
Our dog Bean loves stuffed animals. When he gets a new one, he trots around with it in his mouth so happy. But what he loves most is shredding them! We are amazed if a stuffy lasts 2-3 days. Most stuffies last only a few hours. When this happens we have to take his plaything away or he eats the cotton insides.Continue reading Explaining the Unexplainable
Do your pastor’s sermons inspire you to live for Jesus? This past week my pastor did just that. The scripture was from Mark 9:14-29. This is the story about the epileptic son that the disciples could not heal.Continue reading I Can’t but Jesus Can!
If asked people would give different answers to the question, “What makes a person a Christian?” Let’s skip people’s opinions and go straight to the Bible. How does the Bible answer this question?Continue reading What Makes a Person a Christian?
It’s election time again! If you are from the U.S. it is time to choose a President. Not many people are blasé about this election. Everyone has an opinion in today’s political climate including me.Continue reading Which Side is God on?